Tag Archives: Tobias Sammet

Tobias Sammet provides update on Avantasia and Edguy

Posted by on March 31, 2020

  The one good thing about being stuck in isolation, it gives plenty of time to collect our thoughts and brainstorm what we want to work on next. With that said, Edguy and Avantasia mastermind Tobias Sammet has provided an update on both projects. Unfortunately, it looks like Edguy will go on an extended hiatus […]

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Avantasia release lyric video for “Starlight”

Posted by on February 26, 2019

Avantasia, the power metal project created by Edguy’s Tobias Sammet, has released a lyric video for their latest single “Starlight.” The song, which features guest vocals from Pretty Maids’ Ronnie Atkins, is the third single from the band’s eighth studio album, Moonglow, released via Nuclear Blast Records on February 15. The follow-up to 2016’s Ghostlights features […]

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Avantasia’s Tobias Sammet – “heavy metal and Rock n’ Roll is not about making sense”

Posted by on January 31, 2019

Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project’s new album Moonglow will be released on February 15th via Nuclear Blast (pre-order here). The record is the follow-up to 2016’s Ghostlights, which brought the heavy metal project to North America for the first time. We spoke to Sammet on the upcoming record, touring plans, dissect a few songs, and more. […]

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Avantasia premiere “Moonglow” lyric video

Posted by on January 25, 2019

We are three weeks away until Avantasia’s new album Moonglow arrives on February 15th via Nuclear Blast. We’ve already heard the eleven minute single “The Raven Child,” and today (25th), the Tobias Sammet (Edguy) project has unveiled the titled track “Moonglow.” Surprisingly, the song is under four months long. However, as expected, the track is […]

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Avantasia premiere “The Raven Child” lyric video

Posted by on December 14, 2018

Yes! Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project has unveiled an epic new song, “The Raven Child.” The track is over eleven minutes long and features guest vocals by Blind Guardian’s Hansi Kürsch and Jørn Lande (ex-Masterplan). What can we say? It’s somewhat unexpecting to hear this as the first single from the upcoming album Moonglow, which will […]

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Avantasia premiere first song trailer for upcoming ‘Moonglow’ album

Posted by on December 7, 2018

The release date for Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project’s new album Moonglow has been pushed to February 15th, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. Today (7th) Avantasia has revealed the first song trailer. Sammett expressed his excitement: “I really can’t wait to unleash Moonglow. First reactions by press and friends are the most enthusiastic comments I have ever […]

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Avantasia announce North American 2019 tour dates

Posted by on November 30, 2018

On February 1st, 2019, Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project’s new album Moonglow will be released via Nuclear Blast. To celebrate the follow-up to 2016’s Ghostlights’ arrival, Avantasia will return to North America next spring for select dates. Tour Dates: 05/17 San Jose, CA @ City National Civic Of San Jose 05/19 Anaheim, CA @ City National […]

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Avantasia reveal details on new ‘Moonglow’ album

Posted by on October 13, 2018

Edguy frontman Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project has announced the new album Moonglow will be released on February 1, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2016’s Ghostlights features a number of guest musicians including the return of Ronnie Atkins (Pretty Maids), Jørn Lande (Masterplan), Eric Martin (Mr. Big), Geoff Tate (Queensryche), Michael Kiske (Helloween), Bob […]

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Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project to release ‘Moonglow’ in January 2019

Posted by on May 3, 2018

Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project has announced that the next album Moonglow will be released in January 2019. Considering 2016’s Ghostlights was one of the best albums of the year as well as him having brought the project to North America for the first time, we have high expectations for hearing the new record and perhaps […]

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Edguy to celebrate 25th anniversary with ‘Monuments’ package

Posted by on March 13, 2017

It is time to celebrate the 25th Anniversary for German power metallers Edguy and the 20-year Anniversary of their 1997 debut Kingdom of Madness. It wasn’t too long ago when frontman Tobias Sammet hinted at this while reflecting on his Avantasia project. Today, the band unveiled the upcoming monstrous release of Monuments, out July 14. The […]

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